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Department of Vertebrate Zoology

Division of Birds

Alexander Wetmore
Alexander Wetmore, 1900
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Albert K. Fisher (1856-1948)

Played a role in the creation of Biological Survey (1905). Expeditions included the Death Valley Expedition, the Harriman Alaska Expedition, and the Pinchot South Seas Expedition. Spearheaded the conservation of hawks and owls with publication "The Hawks and Owls of the United States in Their Relation to Agriculture" (1893). Founding member of the American Ornithologists' Union.

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